Lynda Burgman is a retired executive with 40-year experience in top level non-profit organizational management. Spent twenty-six years, as the YMCA of Greater St. Louis Sr. Vice President; eight years as an independent consultant helping many non-profits in the St. Louis region. In 2015, Lynda was awarded the United Nations Human Rights Award by the Christian Women United of St. Louis. In 2006, she was recognized by Oprah Winfrey for her humanitarian work in Peru. Lynda appeared twice on the “Oprah Winfrey Pay It Forward Series”. In 2014, she was inducted into her high school NHS Alumni Hall of Fame as a “Distinguished Alumni” for her charitable work. She is the Founder of Kindness In A Box, a non-profit charity that provides humanitarian aid for the education, health and well-being of the impoverished, indigenous Quechua children living in the District of Maras, Peru.